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Excelling During Your First Semester: Seven starting points for academic success.

As a first-year student, many factors will influence your academic success – study habits, time  management, campus resources, and so on. Come learn proven methods to start the semester off right.

Matthew Randall 

 

 

August 23, 12:00 pm
August 23, 1:30 pm
WPAC Theatre  

 

Texting, Social Networking, and Your GPA: How to stay focused on your grades...without sacrificing your social life.

Find out why multitasking is a myth and how to better manage your study time.

Dr. Josh Landau and
Matthew Randall


September 16, 3:30 pm
September 17, 3:00 pm

WPAC Theatre

The Power of Criticism: How accepting criticism can increase your success as a student.

Learn the proven steps on how to recover from mistakes and successfully move forward.

Dr. Mike Zerbe and
Matthew Randall



October 22, 3:00 pm
October 23, 3:30 pm

WPAC Theatre

First-Year Experience (FYE) Seminars

The FYE seminar series is specifically designed for the unique challenges facing first-year college students, with a focus on helping new students develop the critical behaviors needed for academic success during their college experience. Multiple sessions are scheduled to allow students greater flexibility to participate in these important conversations. All first-year students are strongly encouraged to attend.

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Working Effectively in Teams: Insights and techniques to enhance your success.

For a class team to achieve its goal, its members must do more than just carry their own weight. They must involve, support, and collaborate with their fellow students. They must commit to the success of the entire team, not simply their own success. Learn the essentials of how to work well together in order to reduce wasted time and lessen conflict.

Darrien Davenport,
Director of ISLGP


 

 

October 2, 4:00 pm

WPAC Theatre

 

 

Making First Impressions Count

First impressions are powerful. When someone meets you for the first time, it takes less than 30 seconds for them to form initial impressions. These opinions can have serious implications on how someone evaluates your professionalism. Learn how to improve your first impressions by using a variety proven methods. As you better manage first impressions, you will have greater confidence, thus helping you to impact your credibility with peers, faculty, and employers.

Dale Carey,
Founder and CEO of Eco-Site, and YCP alumnus.

 

 

 

November 13, 3:30 pm

WPAC Theatre

 

 

 

Professionalism Seminars

These seminars help students develop the professional behaviors and skills that are necessary for success in whatever career path they choose. Content focuses on the application of professionalism within the academic and workplace environments. All students, faculty, and staff are invited to participate.

Upcoming Events - Fall 2014.


The Center for Professional Excellence would like to thank all of its supporters and guests for another great academic year. Past presenters include:

  • John Walsh, Victims’ Rights Advocate and Host of America’s Most Wanted
  • Dr. Pamela Gunter-Smith, President, York College of PA
  • Wayne White, Artist
  • Joe Ehrmann, former Baltimore Colt
  • Tom Albright, Chief, FBI Crisis Management Unit
  • Mia Hamm, Olympic Athlete
  • Dana Perino, Commentator and Former White House Press Secretary
  • Liz Weber, President, Weber Business Services

 About our Professionalism Seminars

These seminars help students develop the professional behaviors and skills that are necessary for success in whatever career path they choose. Content focuses on the application of professionalism within the academic and workplace environments. All students, faculty, and staff are invited to participate.


Fall 2014 upcoming events to be announced.